The need for NAZA is demonstrated by the following statistics:
NAZA’s mission is to increase equitable access to afterschool and summer learning experiences that help youth thrive and develop to their full potential. We do this by:
Helping youth build social, emotional, and cognitive skills that will help them thrive in education, life, and work.
Supporting academic learning and development of technical skills, focused on helping youth with grade promotion and post-secondary/career exposure.
Helping youth cultivate positive values, mindsets, and beliefs that help them navigate their relationships and world.